Organizational Leadership

Bachelor of Organizational Leadership (BOL)

The Bachelor of Organizational Leadership (BOL) offers a solid foundation in leadership and organizational studies for those planning careers in leadership and/or administration, or who will go on to seek a graduate degree in Organizational Leadership after graduation. This program integrates biblical perspective and application with skillsets in high demand in both the secular workplace and church administration, including ethical and moral decision making, financial management, strategic planning, and team leadership.

The Bachelor of Organizational Leadership degree is designed to:

  • Develop decision making skills, including financial decision making and strategic planning.
  • Enhance your management and team leading skills.
  • Explore ethical and moral decisions making encountered by those in for profit and non-profit organizations.
  • Increase your knowledge of biblical concepts of leadership.

Program Objectives

  1. Develop a biblically integrated understanding of organizational leadership and management skills for the marketplace.
  2. Explore ethical and moral decision making for profit and nonprofit organizations to express and exemplify a transformed Christian faith, theology and worldview.
  3. Experientially apply one’s knowledge of organizational leadership and management skills.
  4. Be prepared to integrate organizational leadership skills and competencies into a missional approach to one’s vocation in increasingly globalized organizations and communities in order to win, disciple and send others for Christ.


The Bachelor of Organizational Leadership requires a total of 126 credits with the following requirements: Organizational Leadership (54 credits) from the major course sequence below, General Education (42 credits) and Electives (30 credits).

Major Courses Sequence

This course registration list represents an ideal sequence for the 54 credits required in the degree major. It is designed to maintain academic integrity while moving degree candidates through the required courses as efficiently as possible.


Year 1    
    Fall LD101
(or LD132)
Accountability: Managing Your Own and Fostering Others
Goals, Priorities and Attitudes
  BL190 Biblical Interpretation: Hermeneutics
    Winter MN131 Life of Christ
  LD331 Biblical Concepts of Leadership
    Spring LD302 Pastoral Epistles
  OS332 Organizational Behavior
Year 2    
    Fall TH232 Biblical Worldview

(or BL331)

Wisdom Literature of the Bible

Hebrew Wisdom Literature

    Winter GE120 Introduction to Ethics
  OS365 Principles of Management
    Spring LD231 Current Issues in Management
  TH331 Christian Theology
Year 3    
    Fall OS331 Communication Concepts
  OS431 Marketing Concepts and Application
    Winter OS231 Accounting for Managers
  OS335 Economics and the Manager
    Spring LD433 Case Studies in Ethics
  LD431 Case Studies in Leadership

Refer to the Catalog for a description of each course offered within our curriculum as well as detailed academic policies and procedures required for degree completion.


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